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Canadian employment up by 10,000 jobs in November 2022: Labour Force Survey

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 14:00:31 +0000

According to the latest Labour Force Survey (November 2022) released by Statistics Canada, women between 25 and 54 years of age (considered to be of core working age) experienced a rise in employment of 0.4%. Of particular interest, especially after Canada’s most recent Immigration Levels Plan (2023-2025) announced record-high immigration targets over the next several […]

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Five Canadian cities among the top 100 best cities to live in

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:00:48 +0000

Toronto has taken 24th place on the list of the 100 best cities to live in the world according to Resonance Consultancy, a British Columbia based marketing consultancy that specializes in branding and marketing for the world’s cities, districts, developments, and destinations. The list ranks global cities with populations of over one million people. The […]

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British Columbia holds latest Provincial Nomination draws as PNPs slow

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 12:00:02 +0000

The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) held both a general and targeted draw on November 28th . Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration The province issued 253 invitations to apply (ITAs) for general candidates, and at least 75 ITAs to targeted professions . All provinces (with the exception of Quebec and Nunavut) […]

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Spouses of some Work Permit holders are now eligible to apply for Open Work Permits

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 23:44:06 +0000

Immigration minister Sean Fraser announced on Dec 2nd, 2022 that Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will expand the eligibility of Open Work Permits (OWP) to the spouses of some Work Permit holders. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm What are Work Permits? Work permits allow foreign nationals (i.e.: […]

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Do Americans really move to Canada because of politics?

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 13:00:01 +0000

In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2024 election bid announcement, Canada has once again seen an uptick in immigration interest from the United States. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Citizens from the United States are able to move to, and work in Canada with relative ease, especially under free trade agreements like […]

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International Experience Canada to increase program capacity by 20%

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 21:51:58 +0000

Canada’s government will be expanding the applicant pool for the upcoming year of its International Experience Canada (IEC) program. They announced a program opening date of January 9, 2023, at a press conference in Banff, Alberta today. The IEC program allows youth between the ages of 18 and 35 years living in any of Canada’s […]

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How to become eligible for Canadian citizenship

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:00:24 +0000

In order to be eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship, you must: Be a permanent resident Meet Canada’s physical presence requirement File your taxes (if necessary) Pass a Canadian citizenship test (if you are between ages of 18-54) Prove your language skills (if you are between the ages of 18-54) Schedule a Free Canadian Citizenship […]

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Weighing the costs and benefits of applying for Express Entry

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:00:28 +0000

Immigration to Canada is often a huge decision, that brings with it better-quality education, healthcare, earnings, and all-around living standards. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment A 2020 study by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) found that of the applicants granted PR through Express Entry, 95% were established economically (with both high employment rates, […]

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Four common ways to work in Canada without an LMIA under the Canadian interests category

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:00:34 +0000

Some foreign nationals looking to work in Canada temporarily can do so without obtaining a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). An LMIA is the labour market test the Canadian government requires when an employer is looking to hire a foreign national due to labour shortages. However, Canada also allows certain foreign nationals to also work […]

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How can I get a Canadian Significant Benefit Work Permit?

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:00:55 +0000

Overview The Significant Benefit Work Permit (SBWP) is a special work permit available to workers whose hiring would deliver significant benefit to Canada, either economically, culturally and/or socially. Schedule a Free Work Permit Consultation with the Cohen Immigration Law Firm As part of the International Mobility Program (IMP), applicants for the SBWP will not need […]

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